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Fooling the Brain – Reality and Optical Illusions

This article is taken from my forthcoming book Get The life You Love NOW

In this segment I’m looking at the nature of reality, and how our brain is so easily fooled by what it thinks it sees…

Check these amazing images out:

These black circles give the illusion that the text in the ‘square’ is magnified, although its not
Hermman-Hering grid
Count the black dots you can see at the intersections of the grey lines.

Most people find they can’t count the black dots because as soon as a look at them they turn white.  Some people find they can’t even see black dots as they change to white so quickly.

More about how the brain works on my free itunes podcast

About Phil Parker

Phil specialises in the psychology of health, happiness and genius.

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